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Charles H. Segerstrom

Charles H. Segerstrom was born in Sweden in 1880 and immigrated to the United States with his parents in 1882. He came to Sonora in the early 1900's with a law degree and formed the Sonora Abstract & Title Company. He became Vice-President and later President of the First National Bank of Sonora and Tuolumne County Bank. He built an empire of mining and hotel interests. He was very active in the Republican Party and achieved sufficient standing to deliver the address at their 1940 national convention, nominating Wendell Willkie for President.

The Boys Room Add-On
Add the optional "Ruth Bryan Owen Room" to make a large, roomy suite for five through a private adjoining door.

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The Charles H. Segerstrom Room is the largest bedroom in the house and features a beautiful and luxurious Cal-King bed with cocoa and robins-egg blue fabrics. All of the architects drawings refer to it as the Owner's Room. It shares the magnificent, three story high balcony deck over-looking the rose gardens and driveway with the Hoover Room. Windows to the East and South offer views of old downtown Sonora including Washington Street, Stewart Street and Barretta. The sun rises over the ridge just beyond, so pull the blinds before you fall asleep, if you want to sleep in. A towering Cedar of Lebanon embraces this room on two sides with its majestic branches.

Inside the Charles H. Segerstrom Room

The private master bath has a large shower/tub with all of its original nickel fittngs and two pedestal sinks. This corner room for two has a walk-in closet, a dining set, and a comfortable wingback chair and ottoman. It has a TV and DVD player, free internet access and two plush bathrobes. The Segerstrom Room can be upgraded into a private suite for five with the optional Ruth Bryan Owen Room adjoining for an extra charge.